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Australia Luke Burgess refuses to comment on retiring brother Sam's intimidation charge

06:55  31 october  2019
06:55  31 october  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Retiring NRL star Sam Burgess has been charged with domestic violence-related intimidation after a reported dispute with his father-in-law. NSW Police confirmed the 30-year-old had been charged on Wednesday with the offence, almost two weeks after officers were called to an address at Glenquarry

Retiring NRL star Sam Burgess has been charged with domestic violence-related intimidation after a reported dispute with his father-in-law. NSW Police confirmed the 30-year-old had been charged on Wednesday with the offence, almost two weeks after officers were called to an address at Glenquarry

Ex-NRL player Luke Burgess had nothing to say about his brother Sam's intimidation charge or the Rabbitohs star's shock retirement, as he left a resort in Mexico.

Luke Burgess was spotted leaving the resort of Cabo San Lucas, where little brother Sam has been seen partying in recent days.

a man standing in front of a building: Luke Burgess at Cabo airport in Mexico following brother Sam's intimidation charge. © Nine Luke Burgess at Cabo airport in Mexico following brother Sam's intimidation charge.

There been no sign Sam since revealing his shock retirement from the NRL due to injury.

Sam Burgess charged following alleged domestic dispute

  Sam Burgess charged following alleged domestic dispute Retiring NRL star Sam Burgess has been charged following an alleged domestic dispute earlier this month. © 2019 Getty Images SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 20: Sam Burgess of the Rabbitohs walks onto the field during the NRL Semi Final match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on September 20, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images) NSW Police said tonight that on October 19 they were called to a home in Glenquarry, east of Bowral, in relation to a domestic dispute between two men.

On the day Sam Burgess announced his retirement it has been revealed he has been charged with an intimidation offence.

Sam Burgess has been charged with intimidation after an alleged row with his estranged wife' s 'It' s alleged the man intimidated the older man during the incident.' Burgess is due before Moss The charge comes as the Rabbitohs star announced his immediate retirement on Wednesday due to.

The news came just hours before he was charged with intimidation over an alleged confrontation with his father-in-law, Mitchell Hooke.

Luke made no comment to the cameras as he flew out of Mexico.

a man wearing a hat: Luke Burgess flies out of Mexico. © Nine Luke Burgess flies out of Mexico.

Sam Burgess penned an emotional letter to fans after being forced into the early retirement by a persistent shoulder injury.

The 30-year-old, who became the Rabbitohs captain following the abrupt retirement of Greg Inglis earlier this year, ended his NRL career after 182 games for Souths.

a person standing on a beach: Two of the Burgess brothers have been partying in Mexico. © Nine Two of the Burgess brothers have been partying in Mexico.

In the letter posted to members, Burgess described the decision as one of the hardest he's had to make in his life.

"To all South Sydney Members and fans, fans of the game and even the supporters that aren't my biggest fans, I'd like to thank each and every one of you for making my career what it was in the NRL," Burgess wrote.

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